The Kulamuwa Inscription (2.30)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Dedicatory Inscriptions; Phoenician Inscriptions

Commentary

The inscription, which is carved on a large orthostat, was discovered during the German excavations at Zinjirli (= Samʾal) in 1902. The orthostat’s relief pictures Kulamuwa pointing with his right hand to divine symbols that fill part of the space at the top of the monument. The text, written in North…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “The Kulamuwa Inscription (2.30)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_30>



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